In this area I have included some sketches done with different mediums and tools in a variety of styles. The figure on this page was drawn with a Sharpie™ on brown wrapping paper in about two minutes.


I encourage beginning artists to experiment with techniques before committing to just one personal favorite. Making marks on paper can be done with many different tools. Let your imagination wander.


I remember being amazed by a calligrapher who used a broken twig to create the most beautiful letter forms. True works of art from an old stick dipped in black mud.

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